Daron, AFR-SG's Legal Research Coordinator and also Asylum Access Thailand's RSD Team Lead expounds on the situation for approximately 5,000 urban refugees and asylum seekers in Thailand, in light of COVID-19.
Pre-COVID, refugees in Thailand “still face obstacles in accessing basic health care services”. In current times, refugees face further uncertainty, such as the fear of being arrested when visiting hospitals. Click here or on the image above for the full article.
Nursyazwani, AFR-SG's Research Coordinator, wrote a short ethnographic piece on "Moral Refugees, Malaysia and Covid-19" as she reflected on racism, xenophobia and the experiences of Rohingya refugees in Malaysia.
As citizens are increasingly calling for "citizen-first" approach across the world, this timely piece pushes us to reflect on who are "worthy" to be subjects of care.
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